february, 2025

2025sat08feb10:00 am4:00 pmDressmaking: Zips Masterclass (FEBRUARY DAY SCHOOL)£57 - Learn how to make a pair of Pyjama Bottoms on this one day workshopColeridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: 1 day

I close up photo of the back of a woman with her hair up, zipping her black top up

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 day

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Course details

Description:

Overcome you fears and struggles with zip sewing with this one day zips masterclass. The course will cover how to sew a basic zip, invisible zip, a lapped zip, an exposed zip and a fly zip.

Previous experience needed:

Some previous dressmaking experience required.

Learning outcomes:

You will have the knowhow and confidence to sew in a variety of zips when completing your dressmaking projects.

Extra costs for the day:

Your tutor will bring along zips which can be purchased for £0.50 each, or you can bring your own. You will need a total of 5 zips; 4 standard short zips and 1 invisible zip.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Notepad and pen, zips (unless purchasing from tutor on the day), your sewing machine and usual sewing equipment, a zipper foot for your sewing machine and an invisible zipper foot for your machine. The college also has sewing machines and zipper feet which can be borrowed on the day, if you’d prefer.

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, WHAT MIGHT YOUR NEXT STEPS BE?

The tutor will advise you.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturdays and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

£57 – Please contact the office on 01223 712340 to book your place and pay by card

Tutor

Linda CouchLinda Couch works as a theatrical and re-enactment costume maker and bridal seamstress for over twenty years. Additionally, she has her own successful costume label Milly Maybe. She also teaches dressmaking and creative sewing workshops for all levels for both adults and children.

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